The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook on his return to Nagaland, 1970

caption: clans and Angs
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chi (Chui)
date: 26.8.1970
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 8.8.1970-8.9.1970
person: private collection
text: Chui 26/8/1970
text: Clans:
text: Wang-ha, Wangshu, Chingtaulim - exogamous
text: Bin: Toakin, Wangnaulim, Niemlim, Ketlim, Lonpholim. Koklim - exogamous
text: Chief: Wangkau married to a daughter of Mon Ang. Chingtaulim is an Ang clan, and can marry Bin. The children are Chinglonglim.
text: The Bin clans of Chui cannot intermarry, they must marry Ang or
text: Bin clans of other villages.
text: The Ang families Chui intermarries with: Mon, Tang, Shangha, Longwa, Longkhai.
text: There is no real Ang in Totok. They could marry Pomau. Shangniu is a colony of Chui. They have real Ang but cannot marry Chui because of kinship.